Supari Studios ‘Doppelgangers' only Indian web series to win at The Webby awards

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Supari Studios documentary series ‘Doppelgangers’ is the winner of The Webby People's Voice Award in Film & Video: Sports (Branded) at the 22nd Annual Webby Awards while competing with a crusade of other video series. Supari is the only Indian agency to win this prestigious award this year.

The video was first selected after a 2,000-bench jury selected the best out of millions of videos and then put up for a global people’s choice voting.

‘Doppelgangers’ is a documentary series for Red Bull directed by Akshat Gupt. The series explores the parallels that exist between famous international disciplines and ancient Indian art forms. As part of the series, international experts from the fields of motorcycle stunt riding, B-Boying and bouldering, visit the worlds of ancient Indian art forms that align with their expertise. The international performers meet their counterparts in a first-time introduction to their doppelgangers. Through the course of the series, viewers not only witnessed certain similarities and understood the complexities and uniqueness of each sport but also learnt the sacrifices and passions of the athletes themselves.

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Akshat Gupt, Director of the series and founder of Supari Studios, said, “It’s a mark of great distinction for all of us at Supari Studios to be awarded with the Internet’s biggest honour. It’s a testament to the hard work that the whole team put in for this series. There is great talent when it comes to creativity in India and we are happy that the world is now noticing that too.”

Commenting on this win, Advait Gupt, Co-Founder, Supari Studios, added, “Our focus on the digital domain has allowed us to try unique formats and engagement models. Having won the Webby's while competing globally and being the only Indian brand in the category truly validates our mission of developing content that is recognised globally. We are certain that through the efforts of the teams at Supari Studios we will continue to create compelling campaigns. Our partnership with Red Bull has been nothing short of extraordinary – not only in terms of the nature of our engagement as a content studio, but also through the creative synergies and relationship that we have built with the entire team.”

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